Sassa R350 grant

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Keeping track of your application for the R350 grant can be done in multiple ways. Applications for the grant opened on 6 August and SASSA has paid millions of applicants since then. Here's how you can check if you're one step closer to receiving your grant. 

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The SASSA R350 social relief of distress grant is providing much needed financial assistance to the most valuable in our society.

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Before applications for the second round of SRD grants opened, Chief Executive Officer of SASSA, Busisiwe Memela said the post office was looking at different channels which can be used to distribute the grants.

The South African Social Security Agency is calling on special Covid-19 R350 Social Relief of Distress grant applicants who chose the cash send option to update their banking details.

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 The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has only paid out around 6 million special Covid-19 R350 Social Relief of Distress grants. This equates to less than 50% of the number of applications that SASSA have received.

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Payments for the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant are made in various ways, depending on the payment method selected by applicants. New and existing applicants have the option to submit their banking details if they wish to receive money directly in their bank accounts.

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Applications for the temporary R350 grant can be submitted on SASSA's Social Relief of Distress (SRD) website. Here's how you can go about submitting your application using the SRD website. 

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has announced that 5.8 million special Covid-19 R350 Social Relief of Distress grants have been paid to applicants. 

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More than 13 million people have applied for the special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant since applications were reopened in August this year. Here's what an 'Aug Approved' status means.

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Applications for the Special Relief of Distress grant, also known as the R350 grant, opened in August with the purpose of helping the most vulnerable in South Africa. The South African Social Security Agency’s (SASSA) website allows people who applied for the grant to see the status of their application so here's what 'Application Complete' means.



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